Nkuringo Buffer Zone Tea project gives boost to Kisoro District Education department

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KISORO– The Chairman of Nkuringo Community Conservation development foundation (NCCDF) Asigario Turyagenda has hailed the foundation and funders for thinking about investigating in Education of Ugandan child.

Turyagyenda says that more than 14 students have graduated from higher institutions of learning and 21others are soon to complete under the project managed by Kigezi high land tea.

The Buffer Zone that separates Bwindi Impenetrable National Park from neighboring villages of Nkuringo and Rubuguri town councils is 420 hectares.

This land that was acquired from locals was used for integrated development programs like tea planting under the management of Kigezi highland tea.

According to Turyagenda, Kigezi highland tea contributes UGX 4M monthly that is tagged to an education scholarship for institutions of higher learning.

He noted that the Joint management Board will consider enrolling lower classes on this project so that more people can benefit.

The comments were made during a stake holder meeting between NCCDF, Uganda Wildlife Authority UWA and IGCP in Rushaga.